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Date: Jan 22, 2008
"The Vagina Monologues" Marks 10th Anniversary
Performance Focuses on Women of New Orleans: Katrina WarriorsHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – The Hofstra University VDay Production Club presents a 10th anniversary production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues that will focus on the Women of New Orleans: Katrina Warriors. Ticket sales will benefit V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women and girls.
Performances will be held at the Monroe Lecture Center Theater, Hofstra University, south campus on Friday, February 8, 2008 and Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.
The Women of New Orleans: Katrina Warriors is a network of community activists that are dedicated to helping women and girls living in New Orleans and the Gulf South returning there to rebuild their lives. The Katrina Warriors Network is working collaboratively with V-Day to unite and transform the women of the New Orleans and Gulf South community, forming a structure that will last through the rebuilding and beyond.
The Vagina Monologues is an award-winning episodic play which premiered Off-Broadway in 1996 and is frequently performed on college campuses. The play is a collection of monologues performed by various women who share their views about their vaginas. The monologues also convey women's stories of intimacy, vulnerability, and sexual self-discovery.
Tickets are on sale now and can be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Profits from the performances will benefit the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, which gives a voice to survivors of domestic abuse by fighting for quicker action against these crimes.
For more information on V-Day and its movement please visit www.vday.org. More information on the organization, Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence can be found at www.cadvnc.org .
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